Summary: I've had this for almost a year and it is perfect for my surround sound and devices. Definitely worth the price. Would buy again if needed. Super low profile. Was exactly what I was looking for!
and something happens to the sound when it passes through this Marantz that it gets annoyingly bad in sound quality
Gaston Tello, Amazon
22 June 2015
Summary: Every aspect of functionality works flawless on this receiver, the slim format is very convenient, at this price you couldn't ask for more. I don't know if other receivers do it, but one thing I miss is the ability to choose different video and audio sources (i.e leave a football match on the...
Summary: A good quality receiver for the right price. You will want to buy a voltage regulator. This receiver is extremely sensitive to any noise in the voltage coming into the unit, and will shut down.
Summary: I required a low profile unit that would provide adequate clearance for good ventilation in my cabinet. The Marantz NR1403 fit the bill. I was surprised and greatly pleased with the power of its 50 watts per channel. It more than filled our large room with sound.
Setup was awesome with the mic provided as my old receiver was ...
Fried Turkey, Amazon
21 May 2015
Summary: Writing this mostly to warn people you really need banana plugs. Technically you can do without but the compact design makes it really difficult. Bought this for the smaller box because my wife bought a new entertainment center that didn't have enclosures for my old one.
Summary: Incredible value for the money! Just follow the setup procedure to the letter and the results will be outstanding. The automatic speaker calibration is right on the money and it made my Energy Classic 5.1 system sound great. The unit is no light weight, literally.
Summary: This receiver works as expected. We are very happy. We are using in 2 channel set-up. Hub integrating Roku, Oppo, Slimdevices, and game systems (no cable TV). Big plus... It doesn't need to be connected to the Internet to work (or serve up ads).
Great product if you want good style and can live with tech that is a couple years old
18 April 2015
Summary: So far so good. I decided to replace a good Sony receiver that was about 9 years old and had no HDMI connections. Saw the good reviews on CNET for this Marantz and decided to buy when the price dropped. It was simple to set up, and sounds really good.
Nice unit - just missing a hard copy user's guide.
Blair R Jones, Amazon
16 March 2015
Summary: This is a very nice AVR. I replaced a dead 16 year old Harman Kardon AVR. The setup is reasonably easy. The odyssey speaker setup is especially nice. It found a problem with one of my speaker connections being 'out of phase'. Basically, a crossed red/black connection. My HK never recognized this.